been ranked the number one hospital in the country for each year over the last 20 years by u.s. news and world reports. >>> hospital violence is a growing threat. since 1995, there have been 256 reports of violent crimes in medical centers, a number that's risen over the past three years. >>> a 22-year-old woman is in the hospital this morning after police say she was imprisoned in baltimore county in an apartment and beaten. germaine smith-bey drove her to the medical center claiming they found the friend in condition. once she woke up from a coma two weeks later, they learned the so-called good samaritans are suspects. according to authorities, smith-bey and king repeatedly beat the woman and kept her locked into the reisterstown apartment. police say money was likely the motive in the crime. >> somehow they were able to get ahold of her bank card, and they were using her bank card to remove money from the bank machine, the money she was receiving from social security income. >> the doctors at gbmc found the victim. she's been blinded in one eye, part of her upper lip is missing.